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Sinus Infection Antibiotics and Efavirenz/tenofovir/3TC
May 21, 2012

Hi Dr, am currently on Efavirenz/tenofovir/3TC and viral load is <75, CD4 around 300. Recently been having sinus infection like symptoms (sore cheek bones, yellow discharge and fatigue). I am afraid of taking antibiotics, in case there's drug interaction with the HIV meds I am taking. Would sinus infection antibiotics indeed interact with HIV meds? Your advice will be greatly appreciated.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

There usually aren't any significant interactions between antibiotics and HIV medications. So, I wouldn't have great concern.

I hope you feel better soon, BY

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